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AGPN40 KWNM 010726
MIMPAC

MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR N PACIFIC OCEAN
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1226 AM PDT WED JUN 1 2016

.FORECAST DISCUSSION: MAJOR FEATURES/WINDS/SEAS/SIGNIFICANT
.WEATHER FOR THE NORTH PACIFIC N OF 30N AND E OF 150W.

THE 00Z SFC ANALYSIS INDICATED A COLD FRONT OVER THE FAR NW
PORTION OF THE WA OFFSHORE WATERS...WITH HIGH PRES RIDGE EXTENDING
FROM THE OR/N CA WATERS SW. AN ASCAT PASS FROM LATE TUE EVENING
INDICATED THE STRONGEST WINDS IN THE 15 TO 20 KT RANGE OVER THE N
CA OFFSHORE WATERS EXTENDING INTO THE N PORTION OF CENTRAL CA
WATERS. THERE WERE ALSO SOME 25 KT NOTED OVER THE ADJACENT COASTAL
WATERS. OTHERWISE WINDS WERE 15 KT OR LESS.

THE 00Z MODELS CONTINUE TO BE IN VERY GOOD AGREEMENT DURING THE
ENTIRE FCST PERIOD WITH ONLY MINOR DIFFERENCES NOTED. THE COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE WA/OR WATERS THIS MORNING BEFORE BECOMING
STATIONARY AND EVENTUALLY DISSIPATING LATER TONIGHT. THE MODELS
THEN ALL AGREE LOW PRES WILL PASS WELL W OF THE WA/OR WATERS LATER
THU AND THU NIGHT...WITH WARM FRONT LIFTING ACROSS THE AREA. COLD
FRONT WILL BECOME STATIONARY W OF AREA FRI. WINDS WILL REMAIN
BELOW GALE THRESHOLD WITH FRONT THU NIGHT INTO FRI OVER WA/OR
WATERS. OVER THE CA WATERS...EXPECT THE STRONGEST WINDS OVER THE N
CA OFFSHORE/COASTAL WATERS DURING THE PERIOD AS TROUGH STRENGTHENS
ALONG THE CA COAST LATER IN THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND. AT THE
PRESENT TIME...WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW GALE ALTHOUGH DO
EXPECT WINDS TO APPROACH GALE LATER SUN NIGHT OVER THE N CA
COASTAL WATERS. WILL PLAN ON USING THE GFS 10M WINDS TO POPULATE
GRIDS.

.SEAS...THE 06Z SEA STATE ANALYSIS INDICATED THAT OBSERVED SEAS
CONTINUE TO MATCH UP WELL WITH THE MWW3. SINCE WILL BE USING GFS
WINDS THROUGH THE PERIOD...WILL ALSO USE MWW3 FOR WAVE GRIDS.

.EXTRATROPICAL STORM SURGE GUIDANCE...N/A.

.WARNINGS...PRELIMINARY.

.PZ5 WASHINGTON/OREGON WATERS...
     NONE.

.PZ6 CALIFORNIA WATERS...
     NONE.

$$

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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